R Madhavan receives honour for contribution to arts, cinema


Actor R Madhavan was conferred the diploma of Doctor of Letters (D Litt) by DY Patil Education Society, Kolhapur on Wednesday for his excellent contribution to arts and cinema.

The 50-year-old actor obtained the honour on the training society’s ninth convocation ceremony. “I am truly humbled by this honour. This will only motivate me to keep pushing the envelope and challenging myself with newer projects,” Madhavan stated in an announcement.

R Madhavan was conferred the diploma of Doctor of Letters. (Photo: PR Handout)

The actor, who started his profession within the late 90s, bought a breakthrough with filmmaker Mani Ratnam”s Tamil romantic movie Alaipayuthey in 2000 and has since appeared in well-liked movies like Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein, 3 Idiots, the Tanu Weds Manu franchise and 2017 thriller Vikram Vedha.

He made his digital debut in 2018 with Amazon Prime Video’s Breathe. His final display outing was 2020 romantic movie Maara, the official Tamil remake of Dulquer Salman-starrer Charlie. The movie premiered on Amazon Prime Video. The actor is at the moment awaiting the discharge of his directorial debut, Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, by which he additionally stars.

The movie relies on the lifetime of Nambi Narayanan, a former scientist and aerospace engineer of the Indian Space Research Organisation who was accused of espionage.


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